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13 Crimes of Science Fiction

By: Asimov, Greenburg, & Waugh, Ed.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company: 1979

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 000077

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


From the jacket: "Isaac Asimov has conspired with collaborators Martin Harry Greenberg and Charles G. Waugh to mastermind this diabolically clever anthology in which each of the classic categories of crime fiction is represented by a science fiction tale." Dust jacket shows normal shelf wear plus a small tear or two at the flaps.; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall View more info

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21st Century Sub (Originally: The Dragon in the Sea)

By: Herbert, Frank

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Avon: 1956

Seller ID: 008062

Condition: Good


Avon T-146, 190 pp. Spine a bit rolled, some creasing, cracked at pp 52-53. A little edge wear and rubbing, pages tanned but text is clean and unmarked. "It is the 21st century. Fighting a desperate war against the Eastern Powers, the Western alliance is critically short of oil. Twenty consecutive subs have been lost attempting to pirate EP oil from a field off Novaya Zemlya. Ens. John Ramsey is reassigned from the Psychology Bureau to monitor the next attempt -- with the added pressure of trying to unearth the EP saboteurs suspected to be already on board the Fenian Ram. "; 5¾&#... View more info

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3 in 1

By: Sturgeon, Theodore; Simak, Clifford; Leinster, Murray

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Pyramid Books: 1963

Seller ID: 000828

Condition: Very Good


Spine/covers slightly creased. Shelf-cocked. Slight shelf wear. "In these short novels, three of the greatest names in science-fiction discuss such matters as: An enemy immune to every weapon -- and to death itself; A plague of . . . brownies?; How to conquer your country's conquerors, by common sense and some applied science. In their unique but equally brilliant ways, Simak, Sturgeon, and Leinster here offer stories of the kind that have made them -- and kept them -- famous. Perceptive introductions by veteran editor Leo Margolies give valuable insights on the aut... View more info

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365 bedtime Nursery Rhymes : A Rhyme for Every Day in the Year

By: N/A

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Racine, WI, Whitman Publishing: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006614

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Whitman Publishing Nr 5049, 381 pp, green quarter cloth with pictorial boards. Spine slightly cocked, corners chipped, some edge wear and chipping, 3/4" tear near center of rear board, a few other nicks and scuffs to boards. Diamond patterned end papers with drawings of a toy or pet inside each diamond. Jacket in new Brodart with moderate edge wear and chipping especially along alap edges, some rubbing, a number of small holes from insect damage, an old price in crayon at top of front panel and '1952' written in white on back panel, 1 1/4" chip near center of back panel. Overall, a nic... View more info

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A Beautiful Friendship (Star Kingdom #1)

By: Weber, David

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Baen Books: 2012

Edition: 1st Paperback printing

Seller ID: 8645

ISBN: 1451638264

Condition: Near Fine


Corners bumped, slight edge wear and rubbing. An attractive copy. ; Adapted from a novella originally published in 1998, this is the first volume in the Star Kingdom trilogy, covering Stephanie Harrington and the very first treecats adopted by humans. ; 7 ¾" - 9 ¾" Tall; 378 pages; "Stephanie Harrington always expected to be a forest ranger on her homeworld of Meyerdahl . . . Until her parents relocated to the frontier planet of Sphinx in the distant Star Kingdom of Manticore. It should have been the perfect new home - a virgin wilderness full of new species of every sort,... View more info

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A Dance with Dragons (A Song of Ice and Fire: Book 5)

By: Martin, George R R

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 2011

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 182781

Condition: New in New dust jacket


Dove gray cloth over dove gray boards with gold lettering. Gold embossed heraldic crest on front board and dust jacket by Virginia Norey. Endpaper and interior maps by Jeffrey L. Ward. Dust jacket protected in new Brodart. ; 7 ¾" - 9 ¾" Tall; 1016 pages; Book 5: Song of Ice and Fire series. "In the aftermath of a colossal battle, the future of the Seven Kingdoms hangs in the balance--beset by newly emerging threats from every direction. In the east, Daenerys Targaryen, the last scion of House Targaryen, rules with her three dragons as queen of a city built on dust and deat... View more info

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A Gift from Earth

By: Niven, Larry

Price: $3.45

Publisher: New York, NY, Ballantine Publishing Group: 1975

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 001161

ISBN: 0345245091

Condition: Very Good


Spine slightly creased, corners bumped. Part of Niven's Known Space universe. "The world named Mount Lookitthat was never meant for humans -- it was shrouded in lethal mists. Life only existed on one plateau, unreachable except from space. But the disastrous decision to colonize the planet could not be reversed. So the settlers survived somehow -- under a ruthless dictatorship. Mount Lookitthat was rebellion-proof. Then fate dealt the colonists a wild card named Matthew Keller, who had a talent that neither he nor anybody else knew about. At last the colonists had a glim... View more info

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A Man of Double Deed

By: Daventry, Leonard

Price: $7.25

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company: 1965

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 003281

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Minor shelfwear, spotting on pp.28-9. DJ shows very minor edgewear w/ a few tiny chips and one tiny tear. A bright, attractive copy. "A cataclysm greater than the shattering Atomic Disaster of 1990 threatens the citizens of the 21st century. The world is living in fear of the wanton bands of youths roaming the vast cities and terrorizing without purpose. There is no protection from the malicious homicide, the savage violence, or the senseless suicide that is being committed. The World Government Committee is being pressed to immediate action by the corrupt and the honest. But it ... View more info

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A Sea of Space

By: Nolan, William F. (editor)

Price: $4.25

Publisher: New York, NY, Bantam Books: 1970

Seller ID: 001383

Condition: Good+


Spine slightly creased, slight darkening, corners bumped. Botton corner of front cover is torn off, along with about 1/2" of the cover. Fourteen of the World's top science-fiction writers chart the fantastic universe of the future, including stories by Ray Bradbury, Robert Sheckley, William F. Temple, and other favorites.; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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A Spell for Chameleon (Xanth Series #1)

By: Anthony, Piers

Price: $2.95

Publisher: New York, Del Ray / Ballantine: 1980

Edition: Eighth Printing

Seller ID: 001925

ISBN: 0345287665

Condition: Good


Spine somewhat creased, slanted, sunned. Corners bumped, some edge wear/chipping, small tear at base of spine to front cover. Slight yellowing. First of the Xanth series. "Xanth! That was the enchanted land where magic ruled -- where every citizen had a special spell only he could cast. It was a land of centaurs and dragons and basilisks. For Bink of North Village, however, Xanth was no fairy tale. He alone had no magic. And unless he got some -- and got some fast! -- he would be exiled. Forever! But the Good Magician Humfrey was convinced that Bink did indeed have magic. In ... View more info

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A Time of Changes

By: Silverberg, Robert

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, Nelson Doubleday, Inc.: 1971

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 006096

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


First serialized in Galaxy Magazine. Spine somewhat slanted, corners somewhat worn and bumped. DJ has some small chips. A bright, attractive copy. "The people of Borthan are ruled by the Covenant. Established thousands of years ago by the original settlers, the Covenant teaches that the self is to be despised, and it forbids anyone to reveal his innermost thoughts or feelings to another. Driven from the country of Salla when his brother inherits the throne, Kinnall Darival has established a new life in another land where he has prospered. Although he has outwardly observed the C... View more info

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A Torrent of Faces

By: Blish, James & Knight, Norman L.

Price: $5.25

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company: 1967

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 003283

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Spine slightly slanted, very minor shelfwear, 3 tiny spots along edge. DJ sunned at top edge, minor edgewear w/ a few tiny chips; 1" tear at top and bottom of back flap. A bright, attractive copy. "In the world of eight hundred years in the future, one thousand billion people are kept reasonably content in a complex and completely automated society. But now the approach of a fifty million megaton meteor threatens a vast natural disaster and the destruction of peace and order. The salvation of the world falls on the shoulders of Biond Smith, chief of the Disaster Plans Board, who... View more info

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Across the Far Mountain (The Wilderness of Four, Book 1)

By: Hancock, Niel

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Fawcett Popular Library: 1982

Seller ID: 005731

ISBN: 0445047054

Condition: Good


Some edgewear and bumping. Light crease on front. Text is starting to yellow, but clean and unmarked. "'Across the Far Mountain' is the story of Borim, the gentle bear cub who, against his will, became king of his nation. You follow his apprenticeship at the hands of wise beasts and horrifying monsters, and witness his courage in the momentous struggle against the demons who would control the earth."; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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Adam of the Road

By: Gray, Elizabeth J.

Price: $2.45

Publisher: New York, Viking Seafarer: 1973

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 006965

ISBN: 0670050806

Condition: Fair


Reading copy. Spine a bit creased, corners bumped, minor edge wear, scuffing to front cover. Spine cracked through at page 103 with the preceeding 20 pages tenuously attached, but all pages present. Owner's names inside cover. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. A good reading copy. A Newbery Award winner. "Eleven-year-old Adam loved to travel through the open roads of 13th century England with his father, a wandering minstrel, and his red spaniel, Nick. But when his father suddenly disappears and Nick is stolen, Adam finds himself alone searching these same roads filled ... View more info

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Adam of the Road (Puffin Newbery Library)

By: Gray, Elizabeth J.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, Puffin Books: 1987

Edition: 27th Edition; Twenty-Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 008187

ISBN: 014032464X

Condition: Very Good


Corners bumped, a little scuffing, text clean and unmarked. An attractive copy. A Newbery Award Book. "Eleven-year-old Adam loved to travel through the open roads of 13th century England with his father, a wandering minstrel, and his red spaniel, Nick. But when his father suddenly disappears and Nick is stolen, Adam finds himself alone searching these same roads filled with rich merchants, pilgrims with cockleshells upon their hats, farming folk driving pigs to the fair, minstrels and priests, saints and thieves -- and somewhere in the crowd his father and his dog. " Black... View more info

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After Doomsday

By: Anderson, Poul

Price: $4.50

Publisher: London, Panther Books: 1968

Seller ID: 004725

Condition: Good


Spine slanted/creased, some edgewear, corners bumped, lower corner creased. Text is starting to yellow, but clean and unmarked. "'Earth is dead!' A planet murderer has struck at Earth and killed it. Fortunately, there are several space ships away from base at the time and when one returns and sees the Earth's remains, the crew begins a murder hunt for the killers which takes them to the outer galaxies where they meet many strange races before they eventually track down the murderers."; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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After the Rain

By: Bowen, John

Price: $4.25

Publisher: New York, NY, Ballantine Books: 1965

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 001015

Condition: Good


Spine/covers creased, shelf cocked, some shelf wear. "How would you react if you found yourself on a modern day Noah's Ark (with no foreseeable prospect of finding dry land)? What could you think of to extend the limited supply of food? Would you agree to separate sleeping quarters for male and female? Would you feel that any human life you encountered was precious to the survival of the race, or would you want to kill all others in order to give yourself a better chance? How would you survive?"; 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall View more info

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Against the Tide (Bk 3-Council of Wars Series)

By: Ringo, John

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Riverdale, NY, Baen Books: 2005

Seller ID: 183681

ISBN: 0743498844

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good+ dust jacket


Spine slightly slanted & upper spine bowed inward. Corners bumped. Slight edgewear and rubbing. Dust Jacket has slight edgewear. A good copy. ; Blue boards with silver lettering. Dust jacket protected in new Brodart. ; Council of Wars; Cover Design; 7 ¾" - 9 ¾" Tall; 402 pages; In the distant future, the world was a paradise-and then, in a moment, it was ended by the first war in centuries. People who had known godlike power, to whom hunger and pain went completely unknown, desperately scrabbled to survive. As the United Free States, the bastion of freedom and center of op... View more info

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Agent of Vega

By: Schmitz, James H.

Price: $4.35

Publisher: New York, Permabook: 1962

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 8735

Condition: Very Good-


Spine a bit slanted and creased, reading crease, minor edge wear, crease across bottom corners, some darkening and soiling to covers, store stamp on front end paper. Some tanning but text is clean and unmarked. Overall a solid copy. ; Permabooks M-4242, first paperback printing. The title story originally appeared in Astounding in 1949. ; 5¾" - 6¾" Tall; 185 pages; "'Having a Daya-Bal as a Zone Agent makes me extremely uneasy,' the Executive Scientist said. 'Especially when she's given one of your ultimate space ships. ' "'I can vouch for her,' the Galactic... View more info

Alaska Challenge

By: Clarke, Tom E.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Lothrop Lee & Shepard: 1960

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 005890

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Blue cloth boards. DJ in protective wrap taped to boards. Ex-library with usual stamps. Text is clean and bright. "It had started out to be a miserable summer for Jerry Nelson - with his father in the hospital recovering from an automobile accident and his mother so worried about him - and about finances, too. And Jerry only adding to her worries! At least, that was the way it looked the night he was picked up in a car driven by a hot-rodding friend and escorted home by the police. And then the embarrassment of finding his Uncle Ed there in the living room with his mother - well,... View more info